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morning, parrish leaders from here in louisiana will be in washington hoping to drive home that point with lawmakers here on capitol hill. >> all right. >> that's good news. this is very good news down there. >> yes. time to check the forecast. meteorologist tom kieron is here. >> we have a few clouds coming through. big, bright, nrly full moonseting in the western sky. temperatures in the comfort zone. in the 6 0s throughout the region. near 70 in washington. away from the water, in the 70s. mountains, near 50 in many locations. blue ridge east, we have a mostly clear skies. a few clouds are drifting west-northwest. those will be with us thi morning from time to time. otherwise, just quite a bit of sunshine on tap. we will have a mild afternoon. mid-80s sunday afternoon.
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today should mke it to around 80 degrees wth low humidity and a bit of a breeze north and west. overnight should be clear. chilly tomorrow morning. only in the 40s to near 50 degrees in much of the region. mid-50s in the city. near 80 tomorrow with bright sun. wednesday night and into thursday midday there's a chance of a passing shower. warmer, into the 80s. traffi for monday morning, how is it looking? >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. live pictures of the 95 corridor. you should find the las open. there had been ovnight road work on the southbound side. let's pop out over to montgomery county. fir check of the morning, i-270 spur. southbound traffic northbound so far very quiet. let's hope it stays that way. >> indeed, jerry, thanks very much. the university of maryland is on edge again after anoth
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robbery just off campus. it happened ear sunday morning in the parking lot of the college park shopping center on route 1. a man was walking through the apartment when three men approached him, assaulted him and robbed him. there have been similar robberies and assaults since school has started. today frederick police will continue their investigation on how a man died after leaving a domestic situation with rifle. it happened yesterday on the 200 block of market street. he ran off and exchanged gunfire. the man died during the incident. investigators say they're still trying to gure out whether the officer killed him or whether the suspect turned the gun on himself. a driver struck and critically injured a u.s. senate candidate in maryland. the whom, who is running on the green party ticket, was critically inured. the driver claims she didn't even realize she had hit someone until she got home and saw the
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victim's bike her her cadillac escalade. green party senate candidate was struck and critically injured early sunday morning. police say the driver, who at first didn't realize she had hit someone, did not remain on the scene. >> she is unconscious. she suffered massive injuries, massive head trauma, broken ribs, lost a kidney in the surgery, broken knees. >> pedigree was struck near the intersection at 5:30 in the morning on campus way. the driver thought she hit a dog or deer. once she returned home, she discovered the bike under her cadillac escalade and called authorities. >> clearly, if you don't see the person you should have seen the bicycle. why would you hit someone and then just keep going?
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definitely searching for answers. >> pedigree was a third-ar student athe university of miami law school. she took a break to run against barbara mccallsky. >> why have youecided to run for the u.s. senate? >> i don't feel our elected officials are responsive to the needs of their respective constituents. >> she was training for haf iron man competition set for mid machine november in miami. now it is suspended as she fights for her life prince george's hospital center. >> i just ask everyone keep her in their prayers and tt she will get strong and certainly have a full recovery. >> maryland state police have seized the bicycle as well as the cadillac escala as part of their investigation. they said there's no indication that alcohol played a role in the crash.
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at this point no charges have been filed. in largo, darcy spencer, news 4. this morning the doctor who was shot during a standoff at john hopkins last week is in fair but stable condition. dr. cohen was shot in the stomach by the son of an elderly patient. he lost his composure after cohen delivered newsf his mother's condition. the redskins took it down to the wishre, actually beyond the wi last nigh it was an impressive game on offense outside the fact they couldn't respond to 20 unanswered points. here's news 4's hakim dermish. good morning, everyone. the redskins built a 17-point lead last night, but houston mounted a texas-sized comeback. matt shaw passed for nearly 500
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yards, leading the texans to a victory in overtime. here's how it went down. over two minutes to go, redskins up 27-20. fourth and ten for houston. avoids the sack. jump ball to his favorite receive andre johnson, and he hauls it in. they force overtime. in o.t., graham on for the win from 52 yards out. the kick is good. but hold on a second. head coach gary calls a time-out before the kick. so we have to do it all over again. second attempt, oh, no. the kick is wide right. that extends the overtime. and thetexans capitalize. vetera kicker neil on from 35 yards out. and it's up and it's good. donovan mcnabb and the redskins lose 30-27 in overtime. >> bottom line is they got it
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done. and we did it. you have to go back and go pretty tough on yourself. the thing i was pleased with is our football team played hard throughout the game. just made a few too many mistakes at crucial times. >> up next for the redskins, their first road game against the 0-2 st. louis rams. that's all for now. i'm hakim dermish. have a great day. students are enjoying a day off because of a water main break. chesapeake elementary, chesapeake high school and folger. all other schools will open on time. today family and friends will say a final farewell to poitical activist and scholar ron walters. a funeral service will be held at shiloh on ninth street northwest. a memorial service was held yesterday at howard university. he spent 25ears at howard but
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was known to millions for his weekly column on race and politics. jordan and the reverend jesse jackson weremong many at the memorial service. he died after a long battle with lung cancer. 4:38 is your time. 70 degrees. on news 4 today, one of the american hikers is out of iran. now there's a new push to free the other two prisoners. could you end up saving money at the meters with vincent gray with mayor as washington? and jerry back with [ male announcer ] antiques can be nice.
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good morning. there's the washington monument under a clear sk on this monday morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein. washington, 70 degrees. in the suburbs, we're cooler time for weather and traffic on the ones. good morning. 4:41 on this early monday morning. pleasant start to the workweek. getting back to school this morni should not have any travel problems. 60s from the shenandoah valley to the atlantic beaches. highs today climbing to near 80 degrees with lots of sunshine. clear tonight. it will be chilly. by dawn tomorrow, many locations in the 40s. 50s in thecities. afternoon highs climbing to near 80 with lots of sunshine. increasing clouds on wednesday. a front coming through wednesday ening. before that, warming up into the upper 80s. the front will be drifting through on thursday with a chance of a passing shower. again, highs in the upper 80s. a look at the weekend in ten
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minutes. hois the traffic, jerry? >> tom, doing great so far. making a drive into the town, all the bridges, including right here, south citol street to douglas bridge, light traffic. had some weekend road wor over the weekend, including south capitol. lanes are reopened. no worries there. wilson bridge, doing okay. along interstate 270 from frederick to rocklle, and i-70 between frederick and baltimore, everything is a-okay. j, eun. still to come, it could be a messier monday commute if you're driving through tyson's corner. a ne traffic pattern on one of ♪ [ male announcer ] it's luxury with fire in its veins. bold. daring. capable of moving your soul. ♪
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the oil well in the gulff mexico has been sealed
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permanently with cement. this is a live look under water. admiral thad allen says the well poses no further threat. it comes five months after it spilled06 gallons of oil into the mexico. an assault at the university of maryland has the communi on edge. it happened at the college park shopping center on route 1. it was another nail-biter for the redskins. he, some people probably bit all the way up to their elbows. this time it was a real bummer. texans won an overtime field goal. they had a 17-point third quarter lead but codn't stop matt shaw who threw for almost 500 yards. all members of a small california religious group are safe this morning after they were rerted missing over the weekend. the cult like group's leader was
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detained for a mental evaluation after the group was found praying in a california park. she and 12 others, including 8 children, disappeared saturday and left notes that said they would soon see jesus an dead relatives. they did not find a plan of a mass suicide. a new push to free the two remaining american hiks in iran. they have requested a meeting with mahmoud ahmadinejad. he's in the united states this week. yesterday the only american freed returned to the u.s. sarah shourd called for the release of her fiancee and their friend. >> i walked out of prison with my spirit bruised but unbroken and i am more determined than everthat shane and josh, god willing, will soon walk out the same ay. >> shourd spent more than 13
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months in one of iran's most notorious prison. the three were arrested while hiking in 2009 and had been acced of spying. the iranian government released shourd on humanitarian grounds. meantime, ahmadinejad m with the general. several groups organizing protests criticizing the human rights situation in iran and its nuclear program. a group of u.s. muslim organizations are meeting over the mosque controversy in new york city. organizers hope it wll address the outrage ov the islamic center slated for ground zero. the group plans to hold a news conference later today. midterm elections are just a month and a half away and campaigns are in full swing. president obama heads to phadelphia today to help raise
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money for a democrat who could help his party keep control of congress. but republicans and teaartiers see an opportunity to take ove nbc's tracie potts has more now from capitol hill. >> reporter: this weekend president obama aimed straight for the heart of his party, black voters. >> the time for action is now. >> reporter: the challenge of the upcoming election for both sides, theea party. americans fed up with washington. >> oh, don't worry about it. everything is going to be okay. despite theact that we have $13.4 trillion in debt. >> reporter: democrats are trying to use the party's fringe to sway those in the middl >> it is in tea party candidates o do not speak for independent or moderate voters at all. >> reporter: distancing themsees from the more radical elemenng while trng to capitalize on its message. >> for everybody who takes up a sign and goes to a tea party rally, there are thousands of americans who agree with em. >> reporter: meantime, president
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obama is bearing down on big money interest. >> it's a power trip, pure and simple. they're hoping they can ride the wave of unchecked influence all the way to victory. >> reporter: starting next week, president obama is planning four rallies for the young voters who energized him. and cnbc will host a meeting with president obama at the museum at noon today. the town hall meeting will be led by john harwood. democratic mayor yal candidate says he wants to change meerlt rules in the district. right now you must feed the meter until 10:30 p.m. fenty administration issued the order to bring in $6 million. if it isolled back it would affect 17,000 meters in adams
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morgan, georgetown and the national mall, among other locations. students at the schools are enjoying a day off today because of a water main break. chesapeake middle schoo chesapeake high school and folger's. hurricane igor pounds bermuda after making landfl as a category 1 storm. strong surf, winds and rain have been lashing the islands since it came ashore. igor was threatening to make a direct hi but the eye is passing 40 miles offshore of the island. winds up to 90 miles per hour are expected to persist through e morning, but conditions should improve later in the day. and our time is just about 4:51. time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> we got a little rain in some spots yesterday? >> i don't think so. >> i had my shower on. >> i thought i heard somewhere
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where we got a couple sprinkles. >> well, anyway, it's dry this morning. we're starting off with no travel problems off to work and school on this monday morning. good morning now. pleasant start. we have a bit of a breeze coming out of the north anwest. 70 in washington. s in prince george's county. arlington, fairfax mid and upper 60s right now. all around the region, a leasant morning with mostly clear sky. chilly in the mountains western maryland, west virginia, many locations near 50 degrees. d tidewater and the eastern shore of maryland and delaware, temperatures away from the water. just near 60. so a cool start there. over the last 12 hours, a few sprinkles in northeastern maryland. things have dried out. these are some of the clouds from igor stretching a cple hdred miles off the atlantic seaboard. there could be heavy surf at our beaches midday and mid week. igor is now weakening nd pulling away from bermuda
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heading north and east. this is trocal storm julia that continues to weaken. this is a new disturbance. a tropical storm lisa by perhaps later th week. this is the latest path of hurricane igor. and it did pass right near bermuda yesterday. now it continues moving off north and northeast and staying well out to sea and not causing any problems. thankfullyhe winds have diminished too. here we have lots of sunshine. afternoon highs around 80 degrees. sunrise, 6:54. we're still a coue hours away from sunrise. sunset at :08. by then, a clear sky. a full moon tonight. temperatures in the 60s through the evening. in the 40s throughout much of the region tomorrow morning. during the day on tuesday, a bit cooletomorrow. highs in the upper 70s with lots of sunshine. wednesday, heating up. we'll have temperatures soaring into the upper 80s wednesday afternoon with increasing clouds. we might get a shower wednesday
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evening. perhaps off and on on thursday. as we get into the wekend, highs reach 80s thursday and friday. 70s to near 80 for saturday and sund. partly cloudy. jerry, how is the traffic? >> tom, monday morning under way. looking prty good. capital beltway a prince george's county, green belt between i-95 to the wilson bridge, we'll ca it light to moderate volume increasing just a bit but nothing to worry about. how are we doing in town? new york avenue down to new jersey avenue moving along nicely. overnight road work on kennethworthas been picked up. southeast corners are doing fine. joe, eun. coming up, lady gaga getting ready to take thestage. one of the biggest mysteries
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today pop singer lady ga will join a rally to repeal a ban or gays and lesbians. lady gaga is expect to join a legal networ rally.
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they are trying to repeal the don't ask, don't tell policy. lady gaga highlighted the controversi controversial. she said they should not be discharged for whom they love. she said they were born that way. a question a lot of people are askin what is "the event"? >> it appears tonight on nbc 4. it's just one of several n shows coming to primetime. mark barr has a preview. >> i just wanted to bring you here and sort of freeze thi moment in time. >> under normal circumstances an a land getaway might qualify as the event. >> just propose and have a beautiful life. >> but normal circumstances don't apply on a show called "the event". >> gets shaken up, turned upside-down and everything goes in the wrong direction. >> a couple sucked into a global
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conspiracy. >> tey're beth involved in something much bigger than they ever thought. >> the goings on have him jumping off a cliff, pulling a gun on a plane. if that weren't enough. >> laila, are you okay? >> it's so much fun to be able to play this characterhat has to do all these incredible things. buts also a guy like me. >> if ritter is playing the average guy, laura is playing the not-so-average gal. the leader. a group of mysterious government detainees. >> can i count on you? >> my character is extremely enigmatic. you don't know is she good or bad? >> it's up to the president to figurethat out. >> it's going to make a lotf americans take notice.
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>> why does this look familiar? it is not the only new show premiering tonight. "chase" is also debuting. you can catch them both at 9:00 right here on nbc 4. >> all the fans morning the end of "lost" can tune in and watch the mystery unfold. >>ind out what's going on. unfortunately we'll have to tivo it. news 4 continues now a5:00 a.m. anoter time heartbreaker for the redskins after the team blows a chance to go 2-0 for the season. ood morning. i'm joe krebs. >> that'sainful to watch.

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